The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), a professional accreditation agency recognized by the Council of Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), has awarded accreditation status to the following degree programs offered by the Department of Business:

  • Comprehensive Major in Business Administration
    • Options: Accounting, Agribusiness, Finance, Management, Business Information Systems, Marketing/ Entrepreneurship
  • Subject Major in General Business
  • Master of Business Administration.


The Business department at Chadron State College provides nationally competitive professional preparation in Business Administration.


The faculty of the Business department is committed to preparing students for challenging careers in the rapidly changing, highly technological and culturally diverse world. The fundamental purpose of the Business department is to be the premier provider of professional business programs in our service region. We strive to combine excellence in teaching with appropriate coursework and classroom environments that emphasize critical thinking, human relation/communication skills, theoretical and professional skills, and lifelong learning environment designed for creative problem solving and decision making.

Student Learning Outcomes of Bachelor of Arts Program

Business graduates will:

  • Be prepared to effectively practice their profession upon graduation by demonstrating competency in the core business functions.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of business by integrating the core business functions.
  • Attain a career or entrance into a graduate program in business or a related field.

Measurement Instruments

The Business department will use a combination of instruments to measure the effectiveness of the learning outcomes. These instruments include but are not limited to: stakeholder surveys, internship data, course and option level evaluations and an exit exam to be completed in the program's capstone course (MGMT 434 STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT).

Student Learning Outcomes for Bachelor of Science in Education Programs

The student learning outcomes for students pursuing a business education degree are:

  • To meet the needs of students who desire to teach business in secondary schools.
  • To provide graduate programs for students wishing to pursue advanced work in the areas of business education and economics education.